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Location in San Mateo County and the State of California
Coordinates: 37°26′1″N 122°12′11″W / 37.43361°N 122.20306°W / 37.43361; -122.20306
West Menlo Park is a census-designated place and an unincorporated area in San Mateo County, California, located between the City of Menlo Park, the Town of Atherton, Sharon Heights neighborhood and Stanford University. As of the 2000 census, the community had a population of 3,629. It consists of suburban housing and a small business district along the Alameda de las Pulgas (spanish for road of the fleas) and Sharon Road. It has the highly rated Las Lomitas School District and Menlo Park Fire District. More recently, West Menlo Park has gained a reputation as one of the most desirable places to live in North America. A notable newspaper recently ranked West Menlo Park #4 on its "top residential areas in California" article.